Capture the Fracture

The Capture the Fracture® initiative promotes secondary fracture prevention on a global level by facilitating the implementation of Fracture Liaison Services (FLS), a coordinator-based, post fracture model of care. Read more
Today, the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) has officially launched the Capture the Fracture programme, a multi-stakeholder campaign to prevent secondary fractures due to osteoporosis through the implementation of Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) worldwide. Read more
Meet Jeanie Joas. She’s an active woman in her 50s, who walks five miles at a time with weights, does yoga, spinning and recreational hiking, while supplementing all of these activities with a healthy, calcium-rich diet. What she thought were just two unrelated accidents three years ago—breaking her wrist while hiking and later fracturing a bone in her foot on a ski trip—turned out to be so much... Read more
Today, the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) released a new report, revealing approximately 80 percent of patients treated in clinics or hospitals following a fracture are not screened for osteoporosis or risk of future falls. Left untreated, these patients are at high risk of suffering secondary fractures and facing a future of pain, disfigurement, long-term disability and even early... Read more
doctor explains to patient where spinal fracture occurs
A prior fracture at least doubles a patient’s future fracture risk – yet numerous studies from across the world have found that healthcare systems fail to respond to the first fracture to prevent future fractures. Read more

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